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Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan


Amitabh Bachchan

Come face to face with a legend of Indian cinema.

With more awards than any other Bollywood actor and a career spanning almost 40 years, Bachchan is one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema. After taking time out to be an MP in the 80s, he returned to Bollywood with a vengeance, bringing his total of Filmfare Best Actor awards to 5.

  • 1942: Born in Allahabad, India
  • 1969: Wins National Film Award for best newcomer in Saat Hindustani
  • 1973: Establishes himself as an action hero in Zanjeer. Wins the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Namak Haraam
  • 1975: Sholay is voted Filmfare Best Film of 50 Years
  • 1976: Wins his first Filmfare Best Actor Award for Amar Akbar Anthony
  • 1982: Injures himself – almost fatally – performing a stunt for Coolie
  • 1984: Elected MP for Allahabad
  • 2000: Makes his comeback hosting Indian TV’s Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and makes his acting comeback winning Filmfare Best Actor Award for Mohabbatein
  • 2004: Wins his fourth Filmfare Best Actor Award for Black
  • 2009 Wins his third National Film Award for Best Actor and fifth Filmfare Best Actor Award for his role in Paa

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